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at mexican drug cartels. atf guns from that operation had been linked to murders in the u.s. and mexico including the killing of the u.s. border agent in arizona. this is two hours. >> the hearing will come to order. today's hearing continues the committee's ongoing investigation into the reckless program known as "operation fast and furious." the oversight committee exists to secure to fundamental principles. first, americans have a right to know that the money washington takes from them is well spent. and second, americans deserve an efficient effective government that works for them. our duty on the oversight and government reform committee is to protect these rights. our solemn responsibility is to hold government accountable to taxpayers because taxpayers have a right to know what they get from their government. we will work tirelessly in partnership with citizen watchdogs to deliver the facts to the american people and to reform the government's bureaucracy. thus far at the committee has heard testimony from atf agents who reported that they were ordered to let guns destined for m
written another book, many on forever it is called. senor, i want to start with the subtitle. mexico and the mexicans. where were you going with the subtitle? >> basically what i am trying to do is to tell the story of mexico and its people for an american reader although i am also publishing the book simultaneously in spanish in the united states or spanish-speaking readers in mexico called tomorrow or the day after tomorrow and it's being published simultaneously in mexico in spanish in another version which is also just come out this very week in mexico and the purpose is to tell the story mainly to americans but also to mexicans in the united states and mexicans and mexico. >> what storage? >> the story of the mexicans are, what we were, we are now and why we are what we are doesn't really work anymore but what the country has become and why we have to change. >> what kind of change? >> basically it is a national character change. what i try to do in this book is to take four or five very well detected traits of the mexican national character described by the classic authors like
, writer about mexico, policy issues. as andrew said, this is not necessarily a policy book, but a book into the mexican so, maybe if you will. i was thinking this morning that we in the united states have had others come and put the mirror up to us and show us what americans and american democracy is all about. jorge has done a great job over the last several books trying to explain a little bit to an american audience and to mexico, kind of the uniqueness, and in this case some of the paradoxes of the mexican so, the mexican spirit, and helps us as outsiders, as foreigners understand a place that often is confusing, but beloved to so many of us. so we are privileged and honored to have you with us. what we will do is ask jorge to come, make some remarks, initial remarks, then he will join us again at the chair. will have a little bit of time for questions and dialogue with him, so i hope this is a good opportunity. thanks. >> thank you, eric. thank you, andrew, for having me back. it's always an honor and a lot of fun, so thank you, and thank you for joining us this morning. very brie
as a scholar, a thinker, writer about mexico, policy issues. this is not necessarily a policy book, but a book into the mexicans will if you well. i was thinking this morning that we in the united states has had people come and kind of put the mirror up to us and show us what americans and american democracy is all about. jorge has done our great job trying to explain a little bit to an american audience and to mexico, the uniqueness, some of the paradoxes. helps us as foreigners understand a place that often is confusing but beloved to so many of los. we are privileged and honored to have you with us all ask him to come make some initial remarks and he will join us again at the chair. we will have a little bit of time for questions and dialogue with him. so i hope this is a good opportunity. thanks. >> thank you, eric. thank you, andrew for having me back here. it is always an honor and it is always a lot of fun. thank you, and thank you for joining us this morning. very briefly on the logistics' of the book. i wrote this book originally in english for all sorts of reasons, but the really imp
appropriate. the committee will also hear from atf agents who worked in mexico and who were horrified to learn ultimately about this program. the task before the committee is very serious. the acting director of atf in a transcribed interview with investigators had said that the justice department is trying to push all of us away from its political appointees. indeed, the justice department continues to withhold key information and his inappropriately interfered with this investigation. let me be clear, the justice department is not our partner in this effort. they are the subject of this investigation and their continued interference will not be allowed to derail the committee's work. last month, members of this committee traveled to mexico on a fact-finding mission where we were briefed on how the u.s. and mexican law enforcement agents are working together to fight the drug lords who are responsible for more than 34,000 deaths in the last four and a half years. that effort cannot be derailed i.d. fallout of fast and furious. one of our goals is to ensure that the mexican government can have
that these were going to mexico, and there were mexico people involved, is because or other law-enforcement partners provided us with information, specific information that allowed us to know exactly what was going on and to what cartel it was going to. this was not a mystery. we knew this in december of 2009. i briefed it in 2010. january. >> thank you, sir. special agent newell, and mr. mcmahon we will get to you because you are the supervisor. so at some point, based on the ig's report in doj, they said we are going to try something different here. i'm assuming because that is the way things work in government and maybe i'm wrong, if someone says we need to have this operation and we are going to make a determination that for for the first-time atf is going to conduct business this way. we are going to let these guns walk. they maybe didn't say it but in essence that is really what happened. it is a different way of conducting business with atf. where would that plan have come from? i know you sat down with this group mr. noel, but somebody higher up than you made a determina
primera pausa en mexico se comente a diario 65 secuestros los detalles despues de anuncion mexico ocupa e primer lugar mundial de secuestros en todo el mundo y solo el 10-% son denunciados a la policia el informe agrega que en un pais como mexico los culpables es muy difil que vaya a la carcel harry potter regresa a la pantalla grande con un exito garantizado una pesada carga cae sobre harry el debera usar todos sus conocimientos para ganar sus aventras bueno mis amigos me despido hasta pronto ahora vamos con el tiempo para la semana laboral momento de revisar el tiempo la brisa llega de la costa con viento del oeste entre 13 y 18 millas desde palo alto esta alta presion trae temperaturas calidasd por lo menos hasta mitad de semana hasta las dacotas con aviso de calor muy fuerte con toda la humedad del golfo estaria entre 105 y 115 farenheit sosnteniendo vientos de 140 millas por hora se mueve muy lento y alejandose d ela florida la neblina se espera por la mañana y en la tarde bastante solo como toda la semana definidas las semifinales de la copa america...hoy brasil dio la cara por los
to mexico? was there ever a time that you knew that? >> there was never a time that i do that. >> mr. noel. >> there was never a specific time when he that. >> please stay away from words like specific. they worry me. did you get to an understanding that you had a known buyer buying from these people with an intent to traffic them to the cartels? was there a time? >> throughout the investigation we had information. >> what was the first time that you have that information? that this group was trafficking firearms. >> that you have a known buyer mr. acosta or that group and that the purchasers, some of the straw purchasers they were buying from redact providing to these people for their purpose of transporting? >> i ask you this question very simple. wait a second. you have been here is a paid nonanswer are so far and i appreciate that you have been here is a paid nonanswer, but there comes a point where i go wait a second. 730 weapons bought by a man who had no money. every penny he bought with he had to get from somebody. you knew that at some point. you knew who was buying them and you a
aluminum and chemical injuries. that is a victory for the u.s. american union and mexico. prices have more than doubled. portugal's government debt dealing another blow to europe economy. it cited the growing risk that portugal will need a second rescue package and concerns they will not meet reduction targets. findings to report president obama's stimulus program as hugely inefficient. white house correspondent looks at the numbers and what they me mean>> on spending and job growth they were spending $278,000 a job. the report says 666 billion in stimulus spending quote has saved or created between 2.4 and 36.6 million jobs. using the lower figure the spending says giving the leach could have saved more than 400 billion. dividing between 3.6 million still comes out to $185,000 a job. the math doesn't work that way. >> the report is based on partial examination. the recovery act is present to do do more than just create jobs. >> because the stimulus bill was divided roughly in thirds between infrastructure spending tax cuts and unemployment benefits and aids to state each had an indirect i
,000 miles of the united states land border with mexico and canada. and 95,000 miles of coastline. these men and women not only provide for our safety and security, but they also work to protect our jobs, our economy, and our livelihood. with the 10th anniversary of september 11 rapidly approaching, we are focusing on how far we have come since the tragic day. we are no doubt safer than what we work, but we are certainly not free from threats. i many have fought constantly to enter our borders with the sole purpose of attacking us. nearly 1300 illegal entrants are caught at official ports of entry. or 600 persons have been denied entry and over 11,000 pounds of goods have been seized. more than 80 fraudulent documents at approximately $400,000 in counterfeit currency. the men and women of cvp are the first line of -- against thieves and threats. despite the dedication of border control and other cvp personnel, my own state of arizona is concerned with the security of our national border and the impact of illegal border crossing and smuggling on our communities, economy, and overall safety. w
these 2,000 weapons got down in there in mexico and whether or not somebody up, higher up in the justice department or the food chain might have been involved. and the only way we can get that information is from you two or the other people who were involved in the investigation from these other agencies. so i just want to say one time, this is very important that you understand that you're telling us right now that you'll get us this information. you can get us the names, times, dates and places that we need and you'll do that? >> yes, sir. yes, sir. >> very good. i just want to make under that you're under oath. r. kucinich. >> thank you mr. chairman. mr. newell, june 15th, 2011, 3 agents under durkan and testified before this committee and the outlined very serious allegations that prompted this investigation. the line agents told us that as part of operation fast and furious one, they were instructed to cut surveillance of suspected straw purchasers. to, they were ordered to forgo the arrests of straw purchasers, and number three, they were prohibited from seizing or interdicting wea
that takes a look at guns that end up in mexico. some new developments this week about that program and will be joining us to talk about that. up next, where are the jobs in the united states? we'll look at the current job picture where jobs are being developed. we'll be right back. modern technology reveals that jefferson used the word subject before replacing it with the word citizen. >> this weekend on american history tv on c-span 3, american art facts visits the library of congress. author christopher moran on his new book, classified, secrecy in the state and post-war britain. and the professionor looks at civil rights in the early 1990s. get the complete schedule. >> live from sthracks, the nation's governors look at the lessons of 9/11 and freedman talks about competitiveness and the economy. the national governors association, this weekend, on line on c-span radio and on c-span. >> i'm very interested in what i call disappearing america. america that may not be here 25 years from now. >> for 30 years carol has traveled the united states documenting the country through her p
. >> estallo un coche bomba quizo estallar un hombre. >> en mexico al qaeda menos 40 personas murieron. >> en el bar savino gordo las autoridades locales piensan que es un multihomicidio organizado, una de las personas asesinadas es mujer. >> hay que decir que la ola de violencia es mexico se a presentado en el norte del pais nos venimos de regreso al qaeda estado de california. >> se tartaa de una medida que las autoridades escolares pdran tomar medidas contra los escolares que hagan acoso asus compañeros por las redes sociales. >> momento de revisasr las condiciones del tiempo . >> la minima estuvieron entre 50 y 55 pero durante la tarde entre 70 y 75. >> para mañana podrian haber nuves bajas . >> los bancos de niebla por la mañana son casi seguros. >> para estar ser la temporada climatologica. >> calvin tormenta tropical se aleja del continente. >> niebla temprano en la mañana y probabilidad de llovina y la maxima cerca de 65. >> tenemos mas informacion. en la seleccion mexica saldra a la lucha contra. >> mexico se presenta con 6 victoria y los uruguayos estan muy bien. >> ya sabesmos
storm arlene lashes mexico and sends flood producing rains to south texas. >>> first scott pelley has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news." >> the crops are ready but they're rotting in the field, that's what's happening to the harvest after one state's crackdown on illegal immigrants, that story on tonight's "cbs evening news." k9 advantix ii. not only kills fleas and ticks, it repels most ticks before they can attach and snack on us. frontline plus kills but doesn't repel. any tick that isn't repelled or killed may attach and make a meal of us. [ male announcer ] ask your veterinarian about k9 advantix ii. the pain was so frustrating. i found out that connected to our muscles are nerves that send messages through the body. my doctor diagnosed it as fibromyalgia -- thought to be the result of overactive nerves that cause chronic, widespread pain. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i learned lyrica can provide significant relief from fibromyalgia pain. and less pain means i can feel better and do more of what i love. [ female announcer ] lyrica is not for everyone. lyrica m
financial crisis that america has found itself in. when you were president of mexico, could you have imagined this an area like this? >> eyewitness how u.s. debt and u.s. deficits being drawn since the time ago, and has accelerated and i think it is a very dangerous play what is going on today here in the united states. i would ask anybody that is involved to find out a solution because it is not only going to work against the u.s. economy, it will with the rest of the world. i think coming out of another man's crisis that was also created in this nation, the world doesn't deserve this to be defeated. >> why has the world's number one superpower got itself into such a terrible mess financially? >> well, it's incredible. because people are not thinking on the future. people is thinking on today. so the savings rate of this nation is very poor. in exchange, the consumption rate is incredible. so people and specifically government doesn't seem to be thinking about the next generation. and i think they deserve this nation to be much more careful than just out to spend itself. and when we
. >>> a small sigh of relief in new mexico. the wild fire continues to spread there, firefighters say the los alamos national laboratory is safe from the flames creeping closer. as the growing wild fire near the town of los alamos has blackened 162 square miles, the nuke clear weapons laboratory may be out of harm's way. hundreds of los alamos national laboratory employees returned to work saturday. >> we are checking things like the air handling systems to make sure the filters weren't clogged by the smoke. >> reporter: the smoke covers los alamos and 12,000 residents. many are in shelters and fire officials don't know when they will left the evacuation order. >> we want all resource that is are available since this is the number one fire priority in the country. >> reporter: the wild fires is the largest in new mexico's history. >> this unprecedented dryness makes the state a tenderbox. >> reporter: they are trying to protect a mountain sacrate to the santa clara pueblo indians. it scorched the watershed and cultural sites. some residents are angry over the rush to save the lab at the expen
included all of the land east of the rio grande which is today the eastern half of mexico and also still included a whole lot of debt it had occurred in its years as a republic. so 1850, this texas bill paid texas enough money so that it could get out of debt and return this land that is today part of mexico and in those two lines that defined the land that we got from texas christa pushed by stephen douglas. now it's no trick to understand that horizontal line at the beginning of the purchase that leaves bill pass so but the horizontal line, why did he put in this line where it is? that's 103 degrees west longitude. 154100, what is wrong with 103 degrees? the answer to that surfaced in 1861 win de mexico territory was divided in our group to create the arizona territory. the delegate from the mexican territory was a man and john watts, and it was through him that the line dividing the territory to create arizona was proposed. a congressman from new york, william wheeler said the only reason he put this line here is it continues from the line separating colorado and utah so you get a nif
con baja inmigracion a estados unidos. ciudadanos de paises como mexico, colombia, republica dominicana, guatemala, peru, brasil y china estan excluidos por tener muchos inmigrantes en el pais. los republicanos apoyan la eliminacion de la loteria porque dice que ciudadanos de paises acusados de terrorismo han recibido visas. por que vamos a agregar a gente no son necesarios en terminos de reunificacion si 800 mil personas a los estados unidos bajo este sistema. este proyecto que quiere eliminar la loteria deber ser ahora aprobado por toda la camara de representant es, y pasaria entonces al senado. desde el mientras tanto, en arizona los sectores conservadores estan proponiendo eregir un muro nuevo con fondos privados que serian recolectados a traves del internet..este muro costara unos 50 millones de dolares y cerrara totalmente la frontera con mexico..los legisladores republicanos que impulsan esta iniciativa dicen que el muro no solo evitara el ingreso de indocumentados al pais, sino servira para eliminar el trafico de drogas procedentes de mexico... legis
schedule of programs, go to c-span.org. >> now a hearing on democracy in venezuela, cuba and mexico with testimony from deputy assistant secretary of state roberta jacobson. the subcommittee on western hemisphere host this one hour and 40 minute hearing. senator robert menendez is the chairman and senator marco rubio is the ranking member. >> this hearing will come to order. i apologize we are running a late. as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the signing of the oas, i want to convene this hearing to assess the progress of democracy in hemisphere. a highlight where it is strong and vibrant, as well as where there remains progress to be made. all the countries in the region adhere to a democratic forum of government. we celebrate that achievement and we seek to further solidify the pillars of democracy, they are in free elections. the independent operation of the legislative and executive branches and independent judiciary respect for civil society and the ability of the press to operate freely. as we have made progress in our country during more than 200 years of constitutional
eegrd asee good news. tropical storm don is in the gulf of mexico tracking towards the southern part of the lone star state. it's expected to make landfall tomorrow. fortunately, forecasters don't expect the storm to strengthen into a hurricane, but the area should get some desperately needed rain. up to one or two inches. meteorologist bill karins will have much more coming up shortly. >>> now here's a look at somesore stories making news early today in america. mother nature brought some rare unwelcomed storms to upstate new york on tuesday. officials have confirmed at least two tornadoes touched down, leaving trees uprooted and downed power lines in their wake. the unusual twisters measured as ef-0s, but they did produce strong enough winds to cause structural damage. >>> there was a concern in southern california after a train derailment led to the evacuation of over 250 homes. at least 21 cars derailed, some carrying hazardous materials, which prompted the evacuation order. investigators checked every car and didn't discover any leaks or spills. >>> the maiden voyage of an unman
to home tonight. just when it comes mexico's deadly drug war can't get any worse, there was a vicious new wave of violence this weekend not far from the u.s. border. nbc's kevin tibbles has the latest. >> reporter: it has been a weekend of carnage in mexico as vicious fighting between notorious drug cartels has left some 40 people dead. in one grizzly attack, gunmen wielding ak-47 automatic weapons opened fire in a crowded bar where police allege drugs were being sold. 21 people killed when the bar was sprayed with bullets. more than 500 miles away, 11 more bodies shot with high-powered rifles were found in a pile near a water well. in an area terrorized by a gang known as the knight's templars. some victims were blindfolded with their hands bound. the attacks occurred in three places. the nor they shall economic center of monterey also on the outskirts of mexico city, the country's largest urban area. and in torillon, another major industrial hub two hours from the american border. >> this is immensely more violent than the ongoing combat in afghanistan. mexico matmatters. it's the most
in mexico and brought here at the age of two and was net told he could seek advice from the mexican consulate on the arrest after a rape and slaying of a dean. governor perry is going ahead with the planned execution. the former ambassador to the u.n. is involved now, but, first, a former prosecutor. why is this case getting so much national and now international attention? >>guest: well, i am glad it is getting some attention because people should be outraged and there should be protests at this. this is a political question that should be presented to the united states supreme court that has something to do with clemency if that is how the obama administration feels they should deal with the board of pardon. why on the eve of a throw day trial are they doing what i think is unseemly. this is a death, grow desk murder of a 16-year-old girl left dead and naked, strangled on the side of a dirt road with a metal pole sticking out of her body. should i take this to be some kind of indication by the obama administration they think those kinds of brew dallas murders of young girls are wo
. >> coming up, how the middle class in mexico is having an affect on the u.s. economy. >> plus talk about a highway to held. oh, yes. we need to get to the chorus. bracing for carmageddon. this song reminds me of high school dances. >>> the number of illegal immigrants crossesing the u.s. border from mexico is declining drastically. "the new york times" points out last year there were fewer than 100,000 illegal border crossers and visa violators from mexico who set nld the united states. that's down from about 525,000 back in 2004. so what's behind the steep drop? one reason is new changes in mexico making staying at home more attractive. we have the director of the woodrow wilson center's mexico institute and julio is live in mexico city. andrew, tell me first off what is the change that makes it so much more attractive for mexicans to stay in mexico? >> i think you're seeing for the first time many the past 15 years there's been fairly steady growth in mexico. not dramatic growth. this isn't china or india, but steady growth. there's more jobs for mexicans. not as many as people would l
!= november, 2004, it happened. nearly 1400 miles away in new mexico, a place aptly known as the land of enchantment, the break that they had been praying for. in albuquerque, in one of the city's tougher neighborhoods, a waitress was driving her suv down the street with her three daughters just after dusk when they saw a young woman. >> we were sitting at the light and the girl comes running across the street and my daughter in the front seat says that she doesn't have any clothes on. >> that's kind of weird, you see a naked woman running across the street. >> yes. we were watching her run into the restaurant. my daughter was ready to jump out the car. i'm like, no, no, no, we'll go over there and see what is going on. >> it was clear, she says, the young woman was in trouble, frantically trying to get help from someone inside the restaurant across the street. >> no one helped her because we pulled around there and my daughter got out of the car and met her at the door and brought her over to the car. >> to your car? >> and that's when she said, he's got a
mission in mexico. the c-130 and its crew of seven plans to fly low and slow over the water. >> we're looking for people visually, also we have radar capability, and we also have a turret on the front of the plane with cameras we can use in the search. >> reporter: search teams say they still have hope because of the warm weather and water temperature and calmer seas. the missing tourists could still be alive. firefighters and police say they are not just searching the water. they're also checking all of the many nearby islands in case any of the seven missing managed to swim to dry land. the survivors badly sunburned and traumatized but otherwise healthy are monitoring today's activities. the erik a 115-foot charter vessel capsized when a surprise storm hit south of san felipe around 2:30 sunday morning. the ship is now about 200 feet deep. divers plan to search the wreckage. >> this was a private fishing vessel that was chartered and tragically sunk off the coast of mexico. we have 19 u.s. citizens who have been rescued. u.s. consular official in tijuana have met with them, have
para mexico 55:46 a veronica la preocupacion se le fue al cuerpo veronica ramos/perdio el trabajo por auditoria sot: 3:232 desde que recibi la noticia hasta ahorita he estado tres veces en el hospital por una semana por depression 3:33 ya tuvo que vender sus joyas incluido su anillo de compromiso, para mantener a sus tres hijos y lo mas dificil. sot:5:33 mi esposo tuvo que irse lejos por otro trabajo 5:37 6:02 a oregon a trabajar podriamos decir que al campo, con un sueldo minimo 6:09 7:05 ahorita solamente hay que pensar en que como vamos a pagar la renta que viene 7:09 un analisis hecho por el instituto de raza y etnicidad de la universidad de berkeley dice que no hay transparencia en como el gobierno escoge las companias que seran auditadas y que esto empujara a la gente a una economia subterranea. aarti kohli/abogada e investigadora uc berkeley 28:57 when you go underground. cuando eso ocurre tambien hay menos posibilidades de que la gente va a pagar impuestos, pues probablemente les pagaran en efectivo. 10:28 es una tactica muy ridicula durante un tiempo de crisis economica, porq
and silent for a momnet and shouth viva mexico twice... despues de que humberto terminara con su comunicado, guardo silencio... luego grito dos veces..viva mexico, y poco despues a las 6:21 de esta tarde fue declarado muerto...dijo .....la abogada de leal, sandra babcok, tambien reacciono ante la muerte de su cliente... "acabamos de presenciar la muerte de un cliente al que conociamos y apreciabamos, cuya ejecucion intentamos prevenir por todos los medios..este caso no era solo de un mexicano en el pabellon de la muerte de texas" el gobierno de mexico tambien ha reaccionado ante la muerte de leal... "hemos enviado una nota de protesta al departamento de estado de estados unidos por esta violacin al derecho internacional y para los derechos de los mexicanos que puedan ser detenidos en ese pas" ..la familia de humberto leal, mantuvieron la inocencia de este... ...tienen testigos que saben quien es el asesino, y esta libre, viven en san antonio, y es un americano el muchacho... ..por otra parte, aquellos que abogan por los derechos de las familias de victimas de crimenes violento, estuvieron d
viva mexico. luego de la ejecucion su abogada hizo unas declaraciones y sus familiares tambiÉn. >> este es un momento extremadamente difÍcil. la familia de humberto y sus amigos ignoran su pÉrdida. sus padres han perdido un hijo al que amaban y sus hermanas a un hermano. espero que la fmailia de humerto y audrey por fin puedan encontrar paz. hoy estados unidos tropezÓ en su compromiso. >> ya tuvimos 3 dias con el. el esta bien ahorita. >> centro que es el deber de uno estar junto a el y mas con lo que le hicieron. el seÑor es el que sabe pero si mis sobrinos han sufrido mucho porque cuando voy de visita a san antonio me doy cuenta que la familia de la persona esta dolorida. >> ahora de manera extraoficial se dijo que el cadÁver fue transportado a una funeraria donde se ha encontrado con su familia pero se especula que el cuerpo podrÍa ser transferido a monterrey donde se podrÍa realizar los actos funerarios. la hermana del leal tuvo una relaciÓn muy emocional cuando su hermano decia viva mexico y se le unio. ha sido un acto muy emotivo en el que incluso la abogada del seÑor lea
similar threats in mexico and parts of central america. for the most parted, autodemocrats have been able to concentrate power because they are popular, because they have a rapport with voters who had previously felt unrepresented. the will he mitt massey of these leaders derise from the ballot box. that is their achilles' heel. even if president chavez is restored to vigorous health in venezuela, the opposition has a good chance of winning next year's presidential election. as a continental project, it's been in retreat for several years. victory in the idea lodges call conflict of the past decade that have roughered to as the battle for latin america's soul elsewhere has gone to the democratic reformers such as brazil. that is because cavismo has failed. venezuela has lagged others in the past two years, and other countries are overhauling it in social indicators. it is symptomatic that peru's president be a sympathizer 6 brazil's policies. mr. chairman, the united states still enjoys considerable influence in latin america. in my opinion, it can best deploy it by supporting the governm
missing in mexico. >>> good afternoon. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm anne makovec. new details in the fishing boat accident that left one man dead and several missing in mexico. >>> the boat went down in a storm sunday in mexico's search cortez south of san felipe. the boat was ordered to skip the trip, one person saying the mexican police said could the captain not to leave because of the upcoming storm. a c-130 is heading to mexico from sacramento to assist in the search. this is the second help in the search. >>> there are a total of seven missing men from the boat. four are pictured here. russell >>> a berkeley man is one of the survivors of the boating accident. gary wong was on the trip with his brother when the boat capsized. >> we paddled with our hands. we found a little icebox, a little ice chest. we used it for a paddle. the rest of us using hands that paddle all the way to shore. but we're in water over 14 hours. >> wong and eight other men health on a life ring until rescue. wong's brother brian is still missing this afternoon. the mexican navy says the search will
viva mexico. >>> in michigan authorities say a man suspected of killing seven people, including his daughter in a horrific rampage, took his own life, ending a standoff involving random hostages. the hostages released unharmed and among the dead were two children. >>> prince william and wife catharine were in calgary yesterday. they visited a hospital where william tried some life-saving techniques. today the royals head to los angeles. and imagine this. a storm as wide as earth with lightning 10,000 times more powerful than normal flashing ten times per second raging for eight months. i did say eight months. a nasa spacecraft captured such an event known as the great white spots on the planet saturn. very cool. >>> now here's an early look at one of your top health headlines on msnbc.com. in 1995 no state had an obesity rate above 20%, and today all the states do except for colorado, which stands at 19.8%. mississippi is the heaviest state with an adult obesity rate of 34.4%. four years ago only one state had an adult obesity rate above 30%, and today a dozen states top that 30% ma
tormentas desde el extremo norte de mexico p- asando a traves de los angeles y todo el sector interior de la sierra nevada nosotros con alta presion que esta en control desde el pacifico vemos una atmosfera un poquito ms estable y tempareturas que en algunos puntos de hecho en interior cu ---nueva pausa en el cu --los padres del lanzador de los atleticos de oakland "gio gonzalez", fueron clave para su exito. ahora el popular beisbolista nos dice como usted puede encaminar a sus hijos para que alcancen sus metas deportivas. take pkg sot: no cg despues de una racha fenomenal, el popular lanzador de los atleticos gio gonzales dice que sus padres han sido clave para su exito. sot - gio gonzalez/atleticos aunque ha tenido dias no tan buenos, el haber sido elegido para el juego de sot - gio gonzalez/atleticos aunque ha tenido dias no tan buenos, el haber sido elegido para el juego de estrellas y como jugador de la semana esta semana pronostica un futuro brillante, dicen expertos como este comentarista deportivo. sot - manolo hernandez/comentari sta entre sus fanaticos esta aaron gonzalez quien com
, then shouted viva mexico. >>> in michigan, authorities say a man suspected of killing seven people including his daughter in a horrific rampage took his own life, ending a standoff involving random hostages. the hostages were released unharmed. among the dead were two children. >>> prince william and wife catherine were in calgary yesterday. they visited a hospital where william tried some life-saving techniques. today the royals head to los angeles. >>> finally in pamplona, spain, daredevils were at it again taking their chances in the running of the bulls. day two of the annual scramble. today an australian man was gored in the leg and three others were injured. pretty brave. >>> now, here's an early look at one of you're top health headlines on msnbc.com. no state had an obesity rate above 25%, today all the states do except for colorado which stands at 19.8%. mississippi is the heaviest state with an adult obesity rate of 34.4%. four years ago only one state had an adult obesity rate above 30%. then today a dozen states top that 30% mark. >>> for more information on this and other health
in the different kind of war across the u.s. border. a new wave of deadly drug gang violence hitting mexico. government officials say more than 40 people were killed in three prominent cities over a 24-hour period over the weekend. they say it's an example of brutal fighting between mexico's drug cartels zetas and rival gangs. >> reporter: vicious fighting between notorious drug cartels have left 40 people attacked. gunmen wielding ak-47 automatic weapons open fire in a crowded bar where police allege drugs were being sold. 21 people killed when the bar was sprayed with bullets. more than 500 miles away 11 more bodies shot with high-powered rifles were found in a pile near a water well in an area terrorized by a gang known as the knights templer. some were blindfolded with hands bound. they occurred in monterrey, terreon, just two hours from the american border. >> this is immensely more violent than the ongoing combat in afghanistan and mexico matters. it's the most important country along with canada on the face of theette. >> reporter: escalating gang violence claimed the lives of 15,000
gainst gunn owners and gun runnerr. runners. cummings says: "mexico is ur friend yet, u.s. firearms wreak havvc destructioo and terror on their coomunities." and becauseeof hat, democratic congressman elijah cummings says the u-s needs more gun laas -- including one requiring gun stores tt report anyone who buys more than one rifle.helmke says: "there is you can buy in a single f guns - purchase. is it any surprise po s what happens when sooeone who buys 11, 50 or 1000 wwtnesses at the forum also callld for tougher laws to to flip on their associates. mahoney says: "they will take the probation, they won't cooperate with law "if they have such weak cases to egin with maybe they need to do a little more homework onnthe ground floor so that they can prosecute these people." gun riggts groups disagree overrthe very premiseeof cummings and his witnessess ho claim up to ninety percent of guns used in traced to the u-s -- mostly to gun stores. the groups say the number s less than thirty percent -- with most cartel guns sourced to central america.workkan says: pthey want
watched while gun runners purchased illegal firearms in the united states and sent them to mexico. >> the a.t.f. officials thought, if we could just track these guns and see where they're going, maybe we can arrest the cartel leaders who are using these guns. >> jon: maybe. [laughter] or... [laughter] so once these drug cartel runners took the guns to mexico, how do we know what happened to the guns? >> i can tell you that after a trip to radioshack with a.t.f. funds, i myself manufactured a g.p.s. tracking device that would fit inside the handling of an a.k. variant rifle. [laughter] >> jon: jon stewart, "the daily show." i have a quick question. as a frequent radioshack customer, i may be qualified to tell you what may be an issue with your plan, but go ahead. >> the problem with it was the limited battery life. [laughter and applause] >> jon: see, the batteries at radioshack are designed to work with one of those little remote control helicopters that work... once. [laughter] so now that we know the g.p.s. tracking system for the assault rifles we sold mexican cartels didn't wo
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